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2008-06-24 02:30:07

NERYUNGRI, Russia, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO , one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that on June 22nd at the 60th kilometer landmark of Verhny Ulak Station of Baikal-Amur Mainline, together with Transstroy Engineering Corporation ZAO, a ceremony for the railway construction start-up was held.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.